Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice

June 17, 2011 at 1:17 a.m.


Thumbs-up to J.C. Penney for the spectacular addition of the beauty retailer, Sephora, to their Victoria Mall store.

Cindy, Victoria

Thumbs-up to Popeye's Fried Chicken for playing KSBJ music, and playing it loud enough for customers to hear!

Donna, Victoria


Thumbs-down to people who always choose to comment negatively about everything. Try being more positive. Look on the bright side of things, and maybe you might crack a smile, be happier and get along with people.

Geoff, Victoria

Thumbs-down: Once again, during our national anthem at the basketball finals, some of our players and fans can't seem to look at our flag and stand at attention. It's only about three minutes. Thank you, all of the veterans who made this country great.

Mike, Hallettsville

Thumbs-down: This is for Sue. I guess with the Weiner-dog resigning from Congress today (no offense to weiner dog owners), the swamp will start to drain. Pelosi said she was going to do it four years ago, but we really didn't expect that to happen did we?

It's time to quit blaming Bush for all of Americas woes. It's time for Obama to start taking it on the chin. What goes around comes around.

Anyway, Sue, go blow your nose. It'll get better.

Don, Victoria



Thumbs-up to the Texas Zoo's reptile shows.

Thumbs-up to the winners in the world's toughest canoe race, the Texas Water Safari.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria Bach Festival.

Thumbs-up to Eagle Ford Shale.

Thumbs-up to Brittney Carney of Ganado and her murals.


Thumbs-down to the Legislature's education cuts totaling $4 billion.

Thumbs-down to the passing of District Judge Frank Crain.

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